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Halloween Decorations

I don’t know about you but I love Halloween, I like to put a few decorations around just to let Trick or Treaters know they’re welcome to knock  at our house. Getting into the ‘spirit’ of things on Halloween can be cheap and easy. Here’s some ideas that you could put together yourself or you… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Halloween

The origins of Halloween are said to date back to an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain (pron. Sowin). Celts, who lived 2000 years ago in Ireland, the UK and Northern France, celebrated their new year on 1st November. This marked the end of the harvest and the summer and was the start of winter time… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and the #ECHOScouse5k

In this day and age I am always moved to tears by the selflessness of others. At times, the world we live in is pretty shitty so when people come along and ask for nothing and give freely it gives us all hope that humanity is alive and well and compassion for others hasn’t gone… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Slim’s Pork Chop Express

An impromptu evening out with Child #1 took us to Slim’s Pork Chop Express on Seel Street. The bar is downstairs and there’s a few tables here but the main part of the restaurant and the kitchen are upstairs. The whole restaurant is cosy and casual. The loo is downstairs too, very clean and large… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Hot Flushes

I’m not sure if I can actually put into words how it feels to go through the menopause.  I say go through as though I’ve been, done and gone…. chance would be a fine thing. A friend of mine, who is older than me, started the menopause and asked my mum how long her hot… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Brain Fog

Forgetfulness is embarrassing and frustrating at the best of times and affects us all to some degree but ‘Brain Fog’ with the menopause is pretty much ongoing for some considerable time. I can’t tell you how long it last for because it’s still happening to me. Our house for the past few years has been… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Kaspa’s Dessert’s

I’m not sure how we resisted for so long but we finally made a trip to dessert heaven, Kaspa’s. The place reminds me of a 1950’s American style establishment, booths, pink, black and glitter – don’t forget the glitter. Toilets are on the ground floor, very clean and sweet smelling. We arrived just as they’d… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Body Image

Dieting, slimming, watching my weight, eating healthily, losing weight, making healthy choices. It doesn’t matter what tag you put on it, millions of us are trying to do the same thing every day – lose weight. Do the sides of our mouths not twitch when someone says, ‘The diet starts Monday’? This generally means we… Read more »